Ultrasound - Dandy-Walker Movie 1

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Dandy-Walker Syndrome/Malformation (DWS)


Cerebellar hypoplasia and upward rotation of the cerebellar vermis with ventricular enlargement (cystic dilation of the fourth ventricle).

Ultrasound shows a scan of the brain and ventricular spaces, showing an enlarged ventricular cavity (hydrocephalus) associated with Dandy-Walker (syndrome/malformation).


International Classification of Diseases Q03 Congenital hydrocephalus Incl.: hydrocephalus in newborn Excl.: Arnold-Chiari syndrome (Q07.0) hydrocephalus: acquired (G91.-) due to congenital toxoplasmosis (P37.1) with spina bifida (Q05.0-Q05.4)

  • Q03.0 Malformations of aqueduct of Sylvius Aqueduct of Sylvius: anomaly obstruction, congenital stenosis
  • Q03.1 Atresia of foramina of Magendie and Luschka Dandy-Walker syndrome


Named after Walter Dandy (1886 – 1946) and Arthur Earl Walker (1907 – 1995), two USA neurosurgeons.

Links: MP4 movie | Dandy-Walker Malformation | Neural Abnormalities | Cerebellum Development | Ultrasound | OMIM - Dandy-Walker Syndrome | Movies



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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2019, July 21) Embryology Ultrasound - Dandy-Walker Movie 1. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Ultrasound_-_Dandy-Walker_Movie_1

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